Tag Archives: Tech 101
A RAM Install on a 27-inch iMac through the "back door" Tech 101: Order the Right Amount...
Now that the new iMac Pro is available, you might be thinking about getting one to speed through video editing and rendering…or just to gain bragging rights. There was...

Tech 101: Do Mac Hard Disk...
Macs are more popular than ever, thanks to a “halo effect” from buyers of iPhones and iPads who decide to make the switch from Windows to macOS. Like all...

How to Perform a Clean Install...
Sometimes it’s a good idea to do a clean install of a new Mac operating system version. What’s a clean install? That means that the hard drive is erased...


Image via 4KShooters.Net Tech 101: Benefits of HEVC, HEIF...
In the midst of all of the anticipation of Apple’s upcoming operating system upgrades, one major change seems to be getting less attention than others. Apple will be switching...

Tech 101: Automating Your Mac Mail...
The Rocket Yard recently featured a pair of posts (here and here) discussing how to use Smart Mailboxes to organize emails into custom views. But did you know that...

Tech 101: Automate Emails with Smart...
Last week we published a set of tips dealing with Apple Mail, deleting and archiving messages, and creating custom folders in which to store specific types of emails for...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a...
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on...


Everything You Need to Know About...
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys,...

Tech 101: The History of USB...
The USB (or Universal Serial Bus) connection type has been around for almost two decades. Until recently, it was a fairly simple task to make sense of the different USB...